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My workstation is Ubuntu 17.10. I use an external HD for backup. Today I was testing a new backup tool that made changes from the original backup folder "/media/rainer/Rainer Backup" to "/media/rainer/Rainer Backup2".

Now, when I try to access the drive with Nautilus, I am getting the following error message:

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I have tried

sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb1
sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /media

Anyone has an idea of how to recover the drive?

Help would be greatly appreciated.

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I found a solution after after all: running

    chkdsk F:/f 

in the terminal of a Windows 10 machine (where F is the name of the drive) fixed the external HD.

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